Hello from PW Counselling
As we emerge from another difficult year, you may be looking for a safe place to explore your feelings and face the challenges you are experiencing, I offer a non judgmental setting, enabling you to speak confidentially in a supported environment. Contemplating therapy can be daunting; however, I will endeavour to make you feel at ease and allow you the space to explore your thoughts and feelings.
Be the best version of you....
Areas I work in
Sometimes we face challenges or periods of change that rock our foundation often leaving us feeling vulnerable and isolated. You may feel stuck, at a crossroads in your life, trying to come to terms with a challenging situation or struggling with your self worth and self esteem.
Counselling provides a safe platform for you to verbalise your thoughts without judgement. I do not offer advice or solutions; I simply help to facilitate the process by enabling you to speak freely, in a confidential and secure space.
The counselling process may enable you to see things from a different perspective, link habitual behaviour and help you to think and feel differently, It can also offer insight, allowing you to change repetitive patterns or reconcile with past experiences.
The following are some of the areas I work with: self esteem, lack of confidence, bullying, depression, anxiety, stress, impostor syndrome, loneliness, anger, family conflict, grief, loss, attachment, infidelity and relationship issues; this list is not exhaustive.
I work with individuals over 18 and older adults.
Pauline Warn B A Hons (MBACP)
I have a first class honours degree in Counselling (Integrative Therapy). I am a qualified, registered, experienced counsellor. I use an integrative approach which means I have an underlying theoretical foundation but incorporate techniques and skills from other theories which enables me to adapt to differing, individual, client needs.
I currently teach on a counselling course, work for a community education and wellbeing project, I manage my private practice, mentoring service and am a partner counsellor for a charity for women who have experienced gender based harm.
I have worked for an acute NHS service in a prison setting, mental health charity and as a counsellor, mentor and clinical placement coordinator in both further and higher education.
I am a registered member of the British Association of Counsellors and Psychotherapists (BACP) and therefore adhere to their ethical framework which requires me to participate in continuing professional development and engage in clinical supervision.
Assessment may conjure up feelings of judgement, however, please rest assured, it is simply an opportunity to ascertain why you are seeking counselling, obtain some background and to establish whether counselling would be a suitable intervention for you.
This session is conducted via zoom and at a reduced fee from ongoing therapy sessions.
Sessions are 50 minutes in duration (apart from FREE 'Meet and Greet' introduction sessions which are 15) and typically weekly.
I endeavour to be as flexible as possible, offering morning, afternoon and evening appointments during the week; I occasionally offer Saturday morning appointments.
Meet and Greet - FREE (via zoom only)
Assessment - £40 (via zoom only)
Zoom Session - £55
Face to Face session - £65
*Discounts for block bookings.
NB: It best to undertake at least 6 sessions before purchasing a block booking to establish you wish to work long term in therapy.
**I offer a limited number of discounted places for counselling students and those on a low income.
I used Pauline's counselling service because I felt very stuck in life in the aftermath of the pandemic and was struggling to cope with my grief following my sister developing an aggressive form of cancer, her hospitalisation and then death.
I found speaking to Pauline very beneficial in processing extremely painful, difficult feelings and her insights valuable in helping me to see things from a different perspective. It helped me to not to feel overwhelmed by my feelings. I wish I had not struggled through earlier bereavements without counselling.
This was my first experience with 1 on 1 therapy and it was amazing working with Pauline It was great to speak each week with someone I could really trust and felt comfortable sharing everything with.
I was able to learn a lot about myself and it had a hugely positive impact on my life now I would highly recommend working with Pauline to anyone who has lost sight of themselves and I feel therapy has been a benefit to myself as well as everyone around me.
Thank you Pauline!
I contacted Pauline because I had had several family and friend bereavements and I was having trouble coming to terms with these sad events.
I found Pauline very easy to contact by email and she always responded quickly which I found very reassuring. I found her to be very professional and easy to communicate with. She was very reliable, always doing what she said she would do. She helped me to explore my feelings and experiences and helped me process them. At the end of my sessions with Pauline I felt as though I had been on a very interesting journey. I am a now calmer, happier and more at ease with myself.
Many thanks for all your help. I am in a much happier and better position than I was when I started with your sessions
Please feel free to ask any questions, I will respond to all enquires